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." martha: big one. bill: shocker. are you surprised? i'm thoroughly stunned. martha: you wonder what the next shoe to drop is. i'm martha maccallum. the nsa reportedly intercepted calls from americans on american soil. many times they say it was by accident. sometimes an area code was a mix-up between egypt and washington, d.c. but either way, when these mistakes were made, although we've been told that the government tried to be as transparent as possible, nobody was told that those mistakes were made and the information that we got in this report from the "washington post" last night comes from edward snowden, the man who leaked the initial information about the nsa program and now has temporary asylum in russia. bill: funny how that works, huh? senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goler is on vacation with the president at martha's vineyard. actually wendell's working. the president is on vacation. what's the white house saying about this, wendell? >> reporter: the white house appears to have been blindsided by this sorry. officials are referring reporters to t
. standing at 40%. it's not surprising, considering his decision to vacation at martha's vineyard while egypt is spiraling out of control. the president did emerge from the shadows of martha's vineyard to deliver a brief statement on the crisis in cairo. he spent all of six minutes, about 600 people dead, thousands injured. he announced the u.s. was canceling an exercise. he took a moment to compare egypt, yes egypt to the united states of america. oh, really, watch this. >> we recognize that change takes time. and that a process like this is never guaranteed. there are examples in recent history of countries that are transitioned out of a military government towards a democratic government and did not always go in a straight line and the process was not always smooth. there are going to be false starts. there will be difficult days. america's democratic journey took us through mighty struggles to perfect our union. >> a few short moments after makes those quite ignorant remarks, guess where the commander in chief was spotted. after that, he was playing golf on the golf course. which leaves m
by a national security adviser susan rice who is traveling with him. president obama is on vacation in martha's vineyard. he's scheduled to return to the white house on sunday. >>> officials are giving more details for the planned implosion of a building on the east bay campus. more than 1100 debt been set up. they want to keep the dust to the minimum. geologists are using the implosion as an opportunity to study the impact. so they have placed 600 sensors around the east bay to measure the movement. if you would like to see the implosion as it happens, we will be streaming it live for you on abc7news.com at 9:00 a.m. >>> still to come, why layoffs are just happening months after the grand opening. >>> and not welcome here. the iconic san francisco neighborhood is taking a stand against too many tour buses into. >>> plus, a >>> the low number of visitors at san francisco's new exploratorium is causing employee's jobs. the visitors have been much less than expected. >>> happening now, angry residents are gifving officials an earful over tour buses. they are saying that loads of private buses t
released this photo showing the president who is on vacation in martha's vineyard calling his national security staff to talk about egypt. later, he had this to say. >> as a result, this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise, which was scheduled for next month. going forward, i asked my national security team to assess the implications of the actions taken by the interim government. and further steps that we may take as necessary with respect to the u.s. egyptian relationship. >> the president did not answer reporter's questions about whether he would cut off the more than $1 billion in aid that the u.s. gives the egyptian military every year. >>> bay area egyptians gathered in santa clara tonight. tonight's vigil honored the people killed in cairo. over 100 people in attendance wore white as a symbol of peace and harmony. organizers are urging egyptians to put aside their differences and stop the violence. >>> it wasn't breakfast at tiffanies they were after. it was the jewels. how the robbers in walnut creek got away
their vacation at martha's vineyard. the president and his oldest daughter mallia, and the first lady were not too far behind. t >>> straight ahead on the edge, it's the new conspiracy theory that people had been thinking about for a long time, and it's been debunked. area 51 h 51 51 declassified. so what went on in there. >> what mike shanahan thoughtshh they got out of the past three weeks. plus gm bruce allen gives us with the controversy between shani and r get 3. >>> ass nation's capital's prepares to commemorate the --te as the nation prepares to commemorate the airplanes of the march, send us information, and hash tag myfoxdc, or load pictures to myfoxdc, and youmyf, have a story or idea, there's the number and e-mail address.  >>> the bikers started out at somerset, pennsylvania thislvant morning. at the flight 93 crash site andn road to the pentagon. the america's 9/11 foundationtin raises money for firstfi responders and their families. >>> the sister of the youngest victim of the boston marathonmah bombings is taking her firstfirt steps toward recovery. today her family rel
you think about the response of the president's statements today from martha's vineyards that's being repeated? >> it's a sign of declining u.s. influence. it's part of the inability to see through to what america's real interests are. and in the case of the past couple weeks, the fact he has put a thumb on the scale in egypt on behalf of the muslim brotherhood. he did it again today essentially blaming the military and interpret government for the violence. a very slight criticism of the muslim brotherhood for torching scores of churches. but basically he blames the military in the cancellation of this military exercise aimed directly at the military. >> we look at what's going on in the streets. we see the battle between the muslim brotherhood and the military. this is a big problem for israel. it's like sitting on a powerer for israel. >> this is one of the critical u.s. interests. the camp david peace acord between egypt and israel be upheld by both sides. that means you need a government in egypt committed to the camp david agreement and that's prepared to uphold it it. neither o
to the situation in egypt from martha's vineyard where he is on vacation . he condemned the violence, but stopped short of calling it a coup or announcing cuts to the $1.5 billion in aid to egypt's military. >> while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise , which was scheduled for next month. going forward i have asked my team to assess the implications of the actions taken by the interim government and further steps that we may take as necessary with respect to the u.s.-egyptian relation. >> the state department spokesperson said the administration is reviewing aid to egypt and all forms. we will get an update from cairo with sharif abdel kouddous later .n the broadcast the washington post reports the national security agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since it was given broa
next week. make it a great weekend everybody. martha: you will be like the shark, chilling out in the water. floating around. >> right now, brand new stories and breaking news for you. jon: another bombshell rocking the nsa. new reports reveal the intelligence agency violated privacy rules thousands of times since 2008. >>> plus a "day of rage" sweeping across egypt today. at least 17 people dead already as thousands take to the streets in response to the bloody crack down early they are week that killed 600. >>> and a new book blowing some holes in the age-old rules of pregnancy. are alcohol and caffeine really off limits? it's all "happening now." jon: but we begin on this friday morning with stunning new developments in the nsa spying scandal. new reports the intelligence agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since 2008. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. >> i'm allison cam rot tax in for general that lee. jon: mice to have you here. >> we have a lot of news, because details come from nsa leaker edward snowden. he sh
. for more, let's go to nbc's chris kin welker live from martha's vineyard. i understand the news today is the nsa is pushing back against a new report they violated rules thousands of times. what can you tell us about the nsa's response? >> joy, i can tell you that the nsa is holding a conference call as we speak. i ran outside after having listened to part of that call to give you the latest information. it's being conducted by jim delong, the director of compliance with the nsa. and so far, he's made a few points in an attempt to push back against that "washington post" article. first he said no one at the nsa tolerates mistakes or thinks that mistakes are okay. when mistakes are determined they try to correct eb them as quickly as possible. he tried to put the number of mistakes into context, that report of thousands of instances, he made the point that over the course of just one month, the nsa conducts about 20 million queries. so according to mr. delong, the fraction of mistakes is really minuscule when you look at that 20 million figure. and then he also made one more point, joy
.s. gives acypt each year. ne vacation in martha's vineyard, mr. obama had this to say. >> we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal rights insential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. we oppose the pursuit of martial cw, which denies those rights to citizens under the principle that security trumps individual righ freedom or that might makes right. and today, the united states extends its condolences to the families of those who were killed and those who were wounded. >> pelley: what is at stake? we're bringing in juan zarate, an advisor in the george w. bush administration. he's now our senior national security analyst. and major garrett, our senior white house correspondent. major, what did the an administration do to try to head did thef? >> scott, behind the scenes, the ceministration proposed at least two diplomatic options, and it sent deputy secretary of state bill burns to cairo to deliver of staand asked republican senators john mccain and lindsey graham to back them up. one called for morsi to return se power briefly, resign, and up
by his security advisers. president obama took a break in his martha's vineyard vacation. to comment. >> president obama states that the u.s. strongly condemns violence against civilians appeared >> in a move seen as a safe, middle-ground reaction - the president announced that the u.s. has cancelled a joint military exercise with egypt. what he hasn't addressed yet -- whether billions of dollars in aid will continue as scheduled. as for why the u.s. should care. egypt has been an ally in a hostile region. and it controls the suez canal -- used by oil tankers and other ships. any disruption could affect oil prices. nats of closing bell now for today's market update. the dow took its biggest loss in almost two months. u-s stocks were dragged down by disappointing earnings from wal-mart and cisco. here are the final numbers-- the dow fell 225 points. the nasdaq fell 63. and the s-and-p 500 fell 24 points. ahead at eight. what happens at the end of this high- speed chase that leaves veteran officers absolutely floored. could a party *traitor be pulling for hillary clinton to run for pr
. but they haven't been held since 2009 because of egypt's continuing political instability. here on martha's vineyard, mr. obama has spent time on the phone with his national security team and personally briefed by his national security adviser, but he hasn't found a solution to egypt's problems. >> america cannot determine the future of egypt. that is a task for the egyptian people. reporter: both the military and the muslim brotherhood have accused him of supporting th other side. >> has been done on a scale. he says it will resonate over egypt and it will not do him any good. reporter: meanwhie, rand paul criticized him for not ending the $1.3 billion in military aid, saying that the law is very clear when a coup d'État takes place, foreign aid must stop regardless of the circumstances. mohammed morsi was democratically elected, but many say he didn't do his job. >> he started suppressing opposition, and that is what mohammed morsi was doing. reporter: thousands were driven out of the country one of mohammed morsi had power. >> it not be any such place for violence in egypt. reporter:
martha will probably be on hold until the conclusion of this study, for example. >> i don't think that we could characterize changes that will be recommended by the planning department as one way or the other. stricter or less strict. >> i do think that there is an acknowledgment that probably the controls would be more effective. if they were slightly more refined, and so that perhaps, the criteria varied from use to use, or. five was considered. and i was just considering because i know that we have all been contacted from different merchant districts that are like the hair is on fire and they want to get it done right away. they may have a specific, you know, project, that they are looking at. and you know i just try to find some way to kind of respect, if they back off, that then they don't don't see, all of a sudden a bunch of things going in that maybe won't work. six months from now. >> what i agree is that we cannot change the voter approved requirement that a neighborhood commercial districts, formula retail requires the conditional use authorization and so widespread formula ret
for your time. >> thank you. >> up next, tower of power's big performance. first let's check in with martha with what's coming up at the top of the hour. >> coming up this morning, we have breaking news on the nsa story and the thousands of mistakes they made. they claim it's not what many are assuming it is but what is next in this story? and the muslim brotherhood calls for a friday of anger in egypt. the president says he do not condone this crackdown. so what is going to happen next there? bill and i will see you at the top of the hour. [ female announcer ] made just a little sweeter... because all these whole grains aren't healthy unless you actually eat them ♪ multigrain cheerios. also available in delicious peanut butter. healthy never tasted so sweet. the beach on your tv is much closer than it appears. dive into labor day with up to 50% off hotels at travelocity. brown: on my third day as principal, i met with the state. students had fallen behind, and morale was low. my first job was getting everyone to believe... that we could turn this around. i needed my staff to see what was
of america's top commander today at the area known as martha's vineyard. >> hi, guys! nice day, huh? gorgeous. >> having a good time? >> having a great time, as always. >> pelley: it was sunny and in the '70s as the president went bike riding with his 15-year-old caught the hear leia. also joining the presidential pedalcad were the first lady and 12-year-old sasha. the first family's vacation end on sunday. school kid in moore, oklahoma, began a new school year today carrying memories of the tornado and the classmates they lost. that's next. if you've got it, you know how hard it can be to breathe and man, you know how that feels. copd includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. spiriva is a once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that helps open my obstructed airways for a full 24 hours. you know, spiriva helps me breathe easier. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. discuss all med
surveillance of u.s. citizens. wendell goler is live in martha's vineyard where the president is on vacation. wendell. >> reporter: greg, so far, the white house is referring questions to the national security agency which says it sometimes makes mistakes but there are a small percentage of phone calls and e-mails the agency tracks. washington reporter broke the story based on 2012 internal nsa audit leaked to him by edward snowden who was granted asylum in russia. not all the improper information collection is a mistake. >> they're accidental but a lot of people are being found to not be exercising due diligence, some knowingly violating standard operating procedures and in a few cases, serious violations of law. >> the audit also indicates the nsa decided not tell its oversight staff about some mista mistaken data collection and members of this congressional oversight committees get much less detail than was contained in the leaked audit. california i diane fin dianne fs they should do more and verify tha nsa's operations are appropriate. patrick leahe promised they will hold hearings in r
. and a british photographer - mick deane. after being briefed by his security advisers. in his martha's vineyard vacation. >> president obama speaking. >>to comment. in a move seen as a safe, middle-ground reaction - the president announced that the u.s. has cancelled a joint military exercise with egypt. what he hasn't addressed yet -- whether billions of dollars in aid will continue as scheduled. as for why the u.s. should care. egypt has been an ally in a hostile region. and it controls the suez canal -- used by oil tankers and other ships. any disruption could affect oil prices. the u-n security council held an emergency meeting on egypt today. other fall-out includes the fact that general motors has closed its operations there indefinitely. >> would want to interview a native of egypt who is to speak about the violence that is one on in egypt right now appeared >> a 12-year-old hayward girl calls police to report a domestic dispute and officers end up shooting and killing her father. kron 4's mike pelton shows us what authorities say forced them to open fire and how the victim's family is c
made a statement on the deteriorating situation from martha's vineyard earlier today. >> the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning, we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise which was scheduled for next month. i want to be clear that america wants to be a partner in the egyptian people's pursuit of a better future, but our partnership must also advance the principles that we believe in. >> bob, that was president obama earlier today. you worked at the state department. dealt with a lot of different crises over your time there and have watched many. is the president just caught between a rock and a hard place here and did he put himself in this position? >> i don't think he put himself in a position. it is a rock and hard place. interesting thing he said there, we cannot continue as usual, which mean
thing. >> yeah. >> sounds a little like martha stewart. >> mend fences now before it's too late. >> that's true. >> some of those rifts -- >> they go deep. finally, time is a friend, not a foe. that's exactly right. as we were saying before, e eidie gorme, it's her birthday tomorrow too. would have been. so embrace it. >> what age am i going to be? >> 59 plus tax. >> something happened to her shots. they're gone. >> when i was choosing my ihoda for today, instead of being selfish like i usually am, i decided to pick one of your favorites. i thought you'd like this one. this is one of those ones that will make you close your eyes and go god, i remember those days. >> really? >> yeah. you're going to remember those days, well, when the show first started. ♪ boots with the fur crank it up, i can't hear. >> i'm not even going to drink. i'm going to eat. ♪ she hit the floor ♪ next thing you know ♪ shorty got low, low, low, low, low ♪ ♪ them baggy sweatpants and the reeboks with the straps ♪ ♪ give that big booty a slap ♪ she hit the floor ♪ next thing you know ♪ shorty g
, and then right after that, he goes golfing at mink meadows club in martha's vineyard. come on. >> is there such a place? >> there is such a place. >> meadows? >> come on. >> mi-i-n-k those little guys that run around. >> they make great coats. >> i don't think dick morris polled that for you, did he? like bill clinton famously? >> i doubt it. quibble with your name of the golf club. >> yes, it is. i'm being shallow right now. come on. >> it doesn't sound like one of -- doesn't sound like a long golf course. it sounds more like a putt-putt. >> yeah. sounds pretty simple here. and also bob filner, did you hear the grandma story? >> i saw her too and gave a press conference. gloria allred repping her. >> it's not a grandmother. it's a great grandmother. let's get the news. in san diego the number of women accusing mayor bob filner, i decided to go with this one first, advances and it's risen to 16 among to peggy shannon, 67-year-old great grandmother who works part-time for the senior citizen service desk at city hall spoke publicly for the first time last night. >> on the day th
if the president wasn't desperate to rebuild public confidence in it. john? >> wendell goler on martha's vineyard, thanks. please join me this sunday for fox news sunday, filling in for chris wallace. i will be talking obama care and immigration with kentucky senator rand paul, and we will discuss egypt and the nsa with new york congressman pete king, and connecticut senator richard blumenthal. check your local listings for broadcast times. >>> republicans push back hard on the hillary front, that's coming up next. >>> here is what's going on at the fox affiliates outside washington, d.c. fox 13 in memphis with the 36th anniversary of the death of elvis presley. fox 25 in oklahoma city on the return of children's school in moore, oklahoma, three months after a massive tornado killed several of their classmates. >>> and a live look at minneapolis from fox 9. the big story there, a nine-year-old boy whose feet were run over by a train. that's our live look outside the beltway from "special report." we will be right back. alert. the beach on your tv is much closer than it appears. dive into labor da
-- programs of every first lady from martha washington to ida mckinley. tonight, mary todd lincoln. [captioning performed bynational captioning institute] [captions copyright nationalcable satellite corp. 2013] ♪ >> born in 1818 in lexington, kentucky, mary todd grew up and lived to see her husband issued the emancipation proclamation 45 years later. a mother of four sons, she witnessed the death of three of those sons as well as her husband's assassination. her life was filled with tragedy, but as lincoln's political partner, she relished we focus onss.as the civil war years, one of the defining moments in our countries history, a look at the life and times of mary todd lincoln, one of the most complex first ladies ever to live. thank you for being with us for c-span's serious. we invite two of our academic advisors. our guests for this program. rosalyn penn is a history professor at meredith and morgan richard nortonty. smith, our other guest tonight, the director of five presidential libraries, including the abraham lincoln library in springfield, illinois. thanks to both of y
spoke from martha's vineyard, massachusetts, where he's vacationing. >> the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal rights essential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. we oppose the pursuit of martial law, which denies those rights to citizens under the principle that security trumps individual freedom or that might makes right. but while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise, which was scheduled for next month. going forward, i've asked my national security team to assess the implications of the actions taken by the interim government and further steps that we may take as necessary with respect to the u.s.-egyptian relationship. let me say that the egyptian people d
president obama took time from his vacation on martha's vineyard to address the crisis. >> while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise which was scheduled for next month. >> but is the president doing enough? state department spokeswoman jen saki is "outfront." jen, thanks for taking the time. >> my pleasure. >> more than 500 people have been killed in the past day alone, the united states, of course, giving egypt about $1.3 billion in military aid and a lot of critics say at the least you got to cut off that aid. why not just do it? >> well, erin, first let me say, as the president said, as the secretary said yesterday, the events that have happened the last two days are deplorable, horrific, there aren't enough adjectives to come up with to describe them. our relationship with egypt, though, is not only complicated, it is a l
, the casting call is already out. while the president vacations in martha's vineyard, the white house continues to fend off criticism from within his own party from one potential nominee of the chair of the federal reserve. larry summers. or the man described by one former colleague as someone you sometimes feel like smacking. after a capitol hill meeting in which he scolded congressional democrats for their criticism of summers, last week president obama continued his not really promotional larry summers promotional campaign. >> i think the perception that mr. summers might have an inside track simply had to do with attacks that i was hearing on mr. summers preemptively which is sort of a standard washington exercise that i don't like. >> but even after some scolding from the white house, senate majority leader harry reid remained highly skeptical of summerers as fed chief, saying ultimately it will be so divisive within the caucus it may not be worth it. further complicating summers' chances is a new bloomberg poll of economists that find a majority believe that janet yellin, not larry summer
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. >> just got this new video in of president obama and his family taking a bike ride on martha's vineyard earlier today. good to see both of them wearing their helmets there. the family, first family scheduled to leave sunday. those are just a few of the things we thought you should know. time for the "news nation" gut check. it has long been the subject of wild conspiracy theories about ufos, extra terrestrials, alien autopsies, and lots more. newly released cia documents officially confirm a site in the nevada desert known as area 51 does actually exist. so exactly what does the government say was happening there? here's nbc's mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: conspiracy theory confirmed. the u.s. government has finally recognized the existence of area 51. according to recently declassified documents obtained by the national security archive at george washington university, the military air base is 125 miles northwest of las vegas. until now, it never officially existed, with all references to the area redacted from government files. >> they're no longer pretending the place doesn't exist
seriously. shepard? >> shepard: wendell goler from martha's vineyard tonight. more people think that the nsa surveillance program will hurt americans than it will help catch terrorists. we conducted a poll last month long before today's revelation. 47 percent said they thought the snooping would hurt. compare that to 41% who believe it would help fight terror. in egypt, the muslim brotherhood's day of rage has left dozens more dead in the streets of the capital. bullets blasted through the streets of cairo. amateur video caught protesters jumping off a bridge to escape the gunfire. muslim brotherhood calling for people to continue the demonstrations for a whole week. the rage coming after riot police cracked down on protesters who wereup set about the military coup that booted president mohammed morsi from office. now armed civilians and plain clothes cops are fighting protesters in the streets. police stations reportedly under attack and the most pop police arab nation on the planet is dropping deeper into chaos. jennifer griffin on this story live from the pentagon. jennifer? >> shepard, t
made on martha's vineyard. here is the headline. they say it shows the limits of u.s. sway, writing a rebuke underscored the limits of u.s. influence with the nation's generals, who benefit 1.3 billion dollars a year in military aid. in addition to canceling the high-profile military exercise scheduled to begin next month, obama said his national security team will consider further steps as necessary, a comment that puts military aid in question. we will show you the president's comments next from martha's vineyard and then back to your comments and calls. >> good morning, everybody. i just finished a discussion with my national security team about the situation in egypt. i wanted to provide an up eight. -- an update. let me get by stepping back. the relationship between the united states and egypt goes back decades. it's rooted in our respect of egypt as a nation, ancient center of civilization, and cornerstone for peace in the middle east. it's also rooted in our ties to the egyptian people forged through a long-standing partnership. just over two years ago america was inspired by
the from martha's vineyard. what is the white house saying about all this today? >> referring questions to the national security agency which says these are mistakes and may seem to be a large number of them is a small percentage of phone calls and e-mails the agency tracks. the information contained in a 2012 audit that ed snowden leaked to the washington post and won nsa official said, quote, when nsa makes a mistake carrying out for an intelligence mission the agency reports the issue internally and federal overseers and aggressively gets to the bottom of it. still the audit indicates the nsa decided not to tell its oversight staff about some mistake in data collection and that casts doubt on the president's assertion the nsa's vast abilities are not being used. >> what you are not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs. listening in on people's phone calls or inappropriately reading people's e-mails, what you are hearing about is the prospect that these could be abused. >> one of those involve tracking phone calls from washington d.c. when an analyst put in
none other than nsa leaker edward snowden. white house correspondent dan lothian is live from martha's vineyard this morning. dan, sounds like there are more big questions for the administration today. >> reporter: that's right, certainly more big questions, kate. you know "the washington post" revealing in this report that the lechl of detail and analysis they uncovered is usually more than typically shared with member of congress or the fisa court that oversees the nation's surveillance programs. >> a general impression has i think taken hold not only among the american public but also around the world that somehow we're out there willy-nilly. >> reporter: that was president obama just days ago assuring the american public that the national security agency was not breaching the trust of its citizens. but a new report out today by "the washington post" may raise new concerns. after combing through the trove of documents leaked by former nsa analyst edward snowden "the post" reports the nsa has broken privacy rules thousands of times each year since 2008. "the post" says most of the
month. he interrupted his vacation on martha's vineyard to address the violence ensuing in cairo. >> while mohamed morsi was elected president in a democratic election, his government was not inclusive. we know that many egyptians, millions of egyptians, perhaps even a majority of egyptians are were calling for a change in course. let me say that the egyptian people deserve better than what we have seen over the last several days. >> the president also said he wishes to sustain a relationship with egypt, but traditional cooperation cannot continue when civilians are being killed and rights are being stripped away. egypt's presidency responding in a statement said the president's words were not based on facts, and will only strengthen and encourage violent groups. carolin, back to you. >> thank you for that. >>> let's look at today's other top stories. a new contender enters the race for internet paid tv. viacom owns channels such as mtv, comedy central and nick are lodian. >>> sony has been planning to stream cable channels and on demand program over the internet, as this deal is
minutes of tape from president obama yesterday on martha's vineyard on all of this and then we'll go to your calls. >> we appreciate the complexity of the situation. while muhammad morsi was elected president in a democratic election, his government was not inclusive. and did not respect the views of all egyptians. we know that many egyptians, millions of egyptians, perhaps even a majority of egyptians were calling for a change in course and while we do not believe that force is the way to resolve political differences, after the military's intervention several weeks ago, there remained a chance for reconciliation and an opportunity to pursue a democratic path. instead, we've seen a more dangerous path through arrests, abroad crackdown on mr. morsi's associations and supporters and now, tragically, the violence has taken the lives of hundreds of people and wounded thousands more. the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplore violence against civilians. we support the universal rights essential to human
between privacy versus security. >> dan lothian out in martha's vineyard with the president, where he's vacationing. thanks very much, dan, for that. let's bring in our national security contributor, fran townsend, security adviser to president bush. she serves on the cia's external advisory board. thanks, fran, for coming in. i think it's fair to say we wouldn't know about any of this if it weren't for edward snowden, is that right? >> that's mostly right, wolf. look, there are regular reports filed with congress. senator dianne feinstein acknowledged as much today in a public statement, about these missteps. when there's an inadvertent collection or there's a mistaken collection, those things have to be reported to congress, and they do that on a regular basis. >> but that would be secret stuff. >> that's right. >> the public wouldn't have a clue about any of this if it had not been for snowden's leaks. >> no, that's right, that's exactly right. but let's be clear, wolf, there are reasons for that, right? and there are procedures. there are inspectors general and there are these rep
mohammed morsi. president obama delivered a statement today in martha's vineyard on the situation in egypt. condemning yesterday's violence that left more than 500 people dead. here is a little of what the president had to say. >> that's why we are so concerned about recent events. we appreciate the complexity of the situation. mohammed morsi was elected president in a democratic election, his government was not clues -- inclusive and did not respect all the views of all the egyptians. we know many egyptians, millions of egyptians, operators a majority of gippings were calling for a change in course. while we do not believe that force is the way to resolve political differences, after the military's intervention there remain a chance for reconciliation and ab opportunity to pursue a democratic path. instead we have seen a more dangerous path taken through arbitrary arrests, broad crack down on mr. morsi's associations, and supporters and wounded thousand more. the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interriment government and security forces. we deplor
, washington is still on vacation, the president is on martha's vineyard. what news focus we have from the administration has been largely about the crisis in egypt, but we only got a couple more weeks left of this recess, and then we're going to be right back in the budget mess. there are three big issues that have to be resolved. i just want to run through potential elements of the end game. one is what to do about government spending. the fiscal year runs out at the end of september. they're going to have to at least do a temporary spending bill to keep that going while they negotiate. second is the fate of the sequester. it's about $90 billion a year, these cuts, both defense and discretionary spending. a lot of complaints about that there have been from democrats for a long time but republicans couldn't pass their own transportation bill last month before they went on break, so there's more talk about replacing those cuts with other ones, some out of entitlement programs, perhaps not medicare or social security, perhaps things like farm subsidies, maybe some fees being raised as o
on their august recess. the president on vacation in martha's vineyard. from boston the republican national committee a short while ago approving a resolution blocking to tv networks from hosting the republican presidential primary debate. the vote affirms the chairman is threat against cnn and nbc unless the networks dropped their plans to air programs about possible democratic presidential contender hillary clinton. the vote at the summer committee meeting in boston was unanimous. and part of the statement that the rnc part of that resolution read the rnc shall, quote, endeavor >>> we were right in my view to fully fund the military since 9/11 but what we did is we deprived the state department and the u.s. agency of international development of funds. and there is other results. an enormous gap between the size and power of the pentagon and the size and power of the state department are illustrated with little like samples from bob gates, who was an outstanding defense for president bush and obama. he gave a brilliant speech years ago. secretary gates, we have more military personnel and
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